Many colleges and universities, professional associations, and corporations offer college scholarships to high school students on FIRST teams. This is official recognition of the knowledge and technical and life skills these students have gained from participating in a FIRST competition.
FIRST alone has almost 900 individual scholarship opportunities with a total value of more than $19,000,000. There are many other scholarship opportunities out there for STEM and non-STEM majors.
This page will be a resource for scholarships currently available and any other new scholarships our team learns of, so check back often! Also, note the due dates because many of them are coming up soon! If you know of a scholarship opportunity that we can post here, please click on Contact Us and let us know!
All FIRST scholarships for various universities and colleges can be found at this site.
There is also a FIRST Scholarship Newsletter that you can subscribe to for special information.
Scholarship for Students Pursuing Degrees in Biomedical Engineering & Pre-Med
Due February 1, 2015
Buick Achievers Scholarship
Due February 27, 2015 by 5pm EST
The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, is now accepting applications. This is the fifth year Buick Achiever Scholarships will be awarded to students who excel in the classroom and give back to the community. The program will award scholarships of up to $25,000 per year, renewable for up to four years or five years for qualified engineering programs.
To be eligible for the program, students must:
Established in 2011, the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program has awarded $27 million to students across the U.S. More details about the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, list of eligible majors, rules, and selection criteria can be found atwww.buickachievers.com.
Scholarship America - a link to a lot of different scholarships available for all different kinds of majors